Real Madrid’s boss, Zidane met with journalists after the match. French coach said that 10 minutes more and Real Madrid would have a playoff win.
What happened against Manchester City?
In the second half, Manchester City was really good. The team played a perfect match, but City players had a bad moment for 15 minutes in the middle of the half. Real Madrid players could transform the outcome of match and score the goal.
After the goal of Isco, Real Madrid attacked sharply. Sergio Ramos had a real moment to increased the lead of Los Blancos. Manchester City could turn the table around in 5 minutes. If Real Madrid could concentrate 10 more minutes, the team would have the first match win.
Lack of concentration
Zinedine Zidane said that lack of concentration was the main reason for defeat. Manchester City scored two goals in just five minutes and nothing changes since then. Zidane said that players could not concentrate on matches in the last minutes. French coach believes that the City players deserved the win.
Tie lasts for 180 minutes
French coach, Zidane said that tie consists of 180 minutes. There would be the second leg of the tie and Zizou believes in a positive outcome. French coach said that the team will take positive tips from the home match. Zidane said that there is nothing big positive to take from home match. At the same time, Zidane believes that Real Madrid played well for 70 minutes. After the 75th minute, Guardiola could easily outperform Zidane and changed the result.
Real Madrid’s coach wants to win the tie. Los Blancos will try best to win the match in Manchester without Sergio Ramos. Spanish defender got red card during the first-leg and he will be absent from second-leg.
Zidane has to trust the Varane-Militao duo in Manchester. Experts believe that the French coach will start with Luka Jovic and Karim Benzema.